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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (18)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Chandler is Good. Dr. Chandler has been reviewed by 59 patients who have provided 18 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 3.9
Courteous Staff 3.9
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 4.0
Spends Time with Me 3.9
Follows Up After Visit 4.1

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Chandler, DO, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Back Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Endoscopy (Endoscopic Surgery)
  • Head Trauma (Craniocerebral Trauma)
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Spinal Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Chandler graduated from University of Maryland , Baltimore. He has 4 awards.

Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2009 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2011)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Chicago, IL
Neurological Surgeon


Dr. Chandler has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital 
  • Alexian Brothers Behavorial Health Hospital 


  • French

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Additional Information
Dr. James P Chandler DO and MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 21 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. James P. Chandler practice?
Dr. James Chandler has 2 office locations.
Dr. James Chandler practices Neurological Surgery near Chicago, IL.
See Chicago Neurological Surgeons.